January 2019 (page 9)

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Nigel Church retires

After five decades in the greenkeeping industry, Nigel Church has retired from Ransomes Jacobsen. Here, former colleagues Ian Mitchell and Peter Driver...

in Industry News - on 25/6/19

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Praise for Kidderminster

Worcestershire CCC’s Alex Gidman and Paul Pridgeon gave the thumbs-up to Kidderminster Cricket Club after the floods at Blackfinch New Road prompted...

in Cricket - on 25/6/19

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Alexander plans revealed

Plans showcasing the emerging design for the redevelopment of Alexander Stadium have been published, as public consultation begins

in Renovations & New Builds - on 25/6/19

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Shay showing signs

Shay groundsman Graham Osbourne admits the weather hasn’t been kind in his battle to get the pitch ready for the return of competitive action at the...

in Football - on 24/6/19

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Todd gains experience

Todd Darrington never dreamed his choice of career could take him where it has. However, his job has turned into a dream come true and it doesn't look...

in Football - on 24/6/19

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SISIS Flexibrush

Gary Barnfield, head greenkeeper at Oswestry Golf Club in Shropshire, claims the SISIS Flexibrush has proved to be an ideal solution for controlling worm...

in Golf - on 24/6/19

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Your SIX Senses!

The other day, I was following our train of operators on the way out to their morning assignments. During my travels, I was overwhelmed by the dreaded...

in Golf - on 24/6/19

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Memorial pitch

A newly refurbished floodlit third generation (3G) artificial grass pitch (AGP), named in memory of former student James Turnbull, who passed away last...

in Football - on 23/6/19

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Cromer best in country

Cromer's tennis players have always boasted that their 10 grass courts are amongst the best in the country - and now it is official

in Tennis - on 23/6/19

Extra Time Hubs

Extra Time Hubs

A group of 12 English Football League (EFL) clubs have launched a programme looking to tackle loneliness and inactivity among older fans.

in Football - on 22/6/19

Welford Road Pitch Renovation

Welford Road renovations

The Welford Road pitch has been a hive of activity this week as Leicester Tigers’ grounds staff overhaul the playing surface ahead of the new...

in Rugby - on 22/6/19

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Andy Harris awarded

Andy Harris from Birmingham Exiles was honoured at the annual North Midlands Volunteer Awards recently.

in Rugby - on 22/6/19

Gaudet Luce Wildflowers

How to - wildflowers

Andew Laing, Course Manager at Gaudet Luce Golf & Leisure Complex gives us his tips on how best to establish a wildflower area whilst improving the visual...

in Golf - on 22/6/19

Andy Maxfield

Andy aims for record

HMP Kirkham prison officer Andy Maxfield is aiming to break the Guinness World Record this weekend, for pushing a walk-behind mower as far as possible...

in Football - on 21/6/19

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Drone stops sinking

Whitchurch Rugby Club have been using a hi-tech drone to deal with a large sinkhole which suddenly appeared on the pitch

in Rugby - on 21/6/19

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Multiple plus points

Dedicated to bringing you more, Reesink Turfcare has extended its Toro Parts range with Toro Reels+ and EdgeSeries Reels+, and with this introduction comes...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 21/6/19

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Bayer to invest $5.6b

Bayer has announced it plans to invest about $5.6 billion of its research and development budget on alternatives to its glyphosate weed killer over the...

in Industry News - on 20/6/19

Cleator Moor Celtic Football Club

£135k improvements

An historic West Cumbrian soccer club is looking forward to its first ‘pitch perfect’ season in more than 100 years

in Football - on 20/6/19

ISEKI Truro School

Iseki at Truro School

ISEKI UK & Ireland, recently sold an ISEKI SXG323 19hp High-tip to Truro School, to help maintain their grounds, formal gardens and over 40 acres of sports...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 20/6/19

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A right royal green space

Something`green`stirs amongst the ancient woodland of Epping Forest, as a popular multi-use golf club reaps the rewards of organically managed soil biology....

in Golf - on 20/6/19